• pneumonia
  • Inspite of extensive studies for decades, a clear diagnostic and prevention strategy is still eluding Ventilator-associated pneumonia. (bjmp.org)
  • We performed a literature review to describe the evidence-based Ventilator-associated pneumonia-diagnosis and prevention strategies that have resulted in clinically relevant outcomes. (bjmp.org)
  • diseases
  • can be etiologically and temporally related to some of these diseases, the causal evidence (e.g., temporal sequence, consistency, biologic plausibility) is consistent with the hypothesis that personal hygiene is one other factor that helped to determine the decline. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the World Health Organization (WHO), "Hygiene refers to conditions and practices that help to maintain health and prevent the spread of diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scrubbing up, hand-washing, especially in an operating room, but in more general health-care settings as well, where diseases can be transmitted. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hygiene in a variety of settings plays an important role in preventing the spread of infectious diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a general rule, hand washing protects people poorly or not at all from droplet and airborne diseases, such as measles, chickenpox, influenza, and tuberculosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the war Fairley returned to London where he became a consulting physician to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases and Wellcome Professor of Tropical Medicine at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • dental hygiene
  • Other uses of the term appear in phrases including body hygiene, personal hygiene, sleep hygiene, mental hygiene, dental hygiene, and occupational hygiene, used in connection with public health. (wikipedia.org)
  • HAPA is an open framework of various motivational and volitional constructs that are assumed to explain and predict individual changes in health behaviors such as quitting smoking or drinking, and improving physical activity levels, dental hygiene, seat belt use, breast self-examination, dietary behaviors, and avoiding drunk driving. (wikipedia.org)
  • giardiasis
  • Antiretroviral treatment of HIV-infected children to reverse or prevent severe immunodeficiency is the primary mode of prevention of severe enteric giardiasis (AII*) . (nih.gov)
  • tend
  • At present, these components of hygiene tend to be regarded as separate issues, although based on the same underlying microbiological principles. (wikipedia.org)
  • frequent hand
  • Hand dermatitis is common among healthcare workers, particularly those that work in patient care units where frequent hand washing or sanitizing is necessary. (umich.edu)
  • caused by frequent hand washing. (umich.edu)
  • Individuals who are prone to dry skin, eczema or other allergic skin conditions are likely to be more affected by frequent hand washing. (umich.edu)
  • A possible small detrimental effect of hand washing is that frequent hand washing can lead to skin damage due to drying of the skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • behavior
  • Coping planning takes place when people imagine scenarios that hinder them to perform their intended behavior, and they develop one or more plans to cope with such a challenging situation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Water
  • The Trust's Board was told at its meeting that water testing has been continuing throughout key Western Trust facilities to help monitor the situation locally. (derryjournal.com)
  • Interventions that promote hand washing can reduce diarrhoea episodes by about a third, and this is comparable to providing clean water in low income areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Potential sources are contaminated food or water, or "hand-to-mouth", directly from another person who is infected. (wikipedia.org)
  • The National Outdoor Leadership School has recorded about one incident per 5,000 person-field days by following strict protocols on hygiene and water treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The risk of WAD from untreated water may have been over-stated relative to the risk from insufficient hygiene. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevent
  • Systems theory, on the other hand, looks at the system, rather than the individual, to identify problems and prevent future adverse outcomes. (cmpa-acpm.ca)
  • patient
  • 1,4 For all these reasons, early diagnosis and prevention of VAP has held a prominent position on the research agenda of intensive care medicine in the past 25 years, with an ultimate goal of improving patient outcome, preferably by reducing mortality. (bjmp.org)
  • Hand hygiene is critical for staff, patients, and for visitors upon entering and exiting the hospital, and is of critical importance on entering and exiting patient rooms. (hhsc.ca)
  • risk
  • To reduce the risk of gastritis avoid situations where you are exposed to chemicals, radiation , or toxins. (medicinenet.com)
  • Those are kind of more high-risk situations. (barnstablepatriot.com)
  • WHO continues to monitor the epidemiological situation and conducts risk assessment based on the latest available information. (who.int)
  • In response to the need for effective codes of hygiene in home and everyday life settings the International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene has developed a risk-based approach based on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), also referred to as "targeted hygiene. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • On the other hand, healthy infants and children who acquire CMV after birth have few, if any, symptoms or complications. (wikipedia.org)
  • infectious
  • Cleaning processes (e.g., handwashing) remove infectious microbes as well as dirt and soil, and are thus often the means to achieve hygiene. (wikipedia.org)
  • antibiotics
  • When we see a cluster of cases, we become even more vigilant than usual, ramping up our cleaning procedures, hand washing practices, and ensuring that antibiotics are used appropriately. (hhsc.ca)
  • Services
  • To provide homeless youth with services that help them leave the streets, the United States Congress established the Education and Prevention Services to Reduce Sexual Abuse of Runaway, Homeless, and Street Youth Program (more commonly known as the Street Outreach Program) through the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (wikipedia.org)
  • products
  • In the post (part of which I excerpt below) I considered whether this recent shift might reference a genuine change in corporate culture or if it might just be the latest marketing fad (comparable, in certain respect, to playing up swine flu fears to sell hygiene-related products). (wordpress.com)
  • Public Health
  • Hamilton Health Sciences, in partnership with Hamilton Public Health, is monitoring this situation closely and will provide updates. (hhsc.ca)
  • general
  • WHO has convened an Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (IHR) to advise the Director-General on the status of the current situation. (who.int)
  • People
  • Many people equate hygiene with 'cleanliness,' but hygiene is a broad term. (wikipedia.org)
  • On the other hand, the stage approach assumes that change is non-linear and consists of several qualitative steps that reflect different mindsets of people. (wikipedia.org)
  • systems
  • Study hypotheses (collect data and perform analysis) Refine hypothesis and carry out further study Develop and implement control and prevention systems Release findings to greater communities The order of the above steps and relative amount of effort and resources used in each varies from outbreak to outbreak. (wikipedia.org)